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Greener Grass

Greener Grass

  • Title: Greener Grass
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  • ISBN : 9780889954021
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 276 pages


CLA Children s Book of the Year Award shortlist, 2009

Manitoba Young Readers Choice Awards shortlist, 2010

Canadian Children s Book Centre Our Choice, 2009AStarred Choice

Kit Byrne s family is a strong one, but their strength and unity are being severely tested, as life becomes and desperate in 19th century rural Ireland Lord Fraser is the wealthy landowner, fr


Author Caroline Pignat

Caroline Pignat is the two time Governor General s Award winning author of highly acclaimed young adult novels Her historical fiction, contemporary, and free verse novels use multiple points of view and varied forms to engage readers of all ages.As a Writer s Craft student, Caroline wrote a short story that years later became Greener Grass, the first of a critically acclaimed series, and went on




Greener Grass Reviews (31)

  • Historical fiction, when done right, can transport you deeper into a world than any fiction book could do Greener Grass is a historical fiction done right well, up t ill the end The writing flows with beautiful ease, and it transports you deep into the soul of a famished Ireland The character [..]

  • This is the story of 14 year old Kit Byrne and her Irish family strongly committed to their faith, to their home and to each other Events are told chronologically in a very straight forward style I would classify it as historical fiction and although I found it compelling and a fast read the subject [..]

  • I ll read anything about Ireland, but this just wasn t that great Several leaps of faith and plot that didn t fit with the rest of the storyline Decent enough historical fiction that shows young readers what the potato famine was like, and the desperation that went along with it. [..]

  • YA Beautifully written sad story of Irish family and their lives during the potato famine.. [..]

  • I appreciate the historical connections in this novel I think I need to read the sequel though to see how things really turn out for the young protagonist in the story. [..]

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